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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ898-182345-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT
W OF THE REGION WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A
WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E THROUGH THE WATERS FRI. A WARM
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS LATE FRI NIGHT AND SAT...BEFORE
ANOTHER COLD MOVES OVER THE REGION SAT NIGHT AND STALLS OVER THE
CENTRAL PORTION SUN INTO MON NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION MON INTO MON NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-182345-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW DIMINISHING TO WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO
15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 20 TO 24 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS 19 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 16 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO
17 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...W DIMINISHING TO WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ900-182345-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION 35 TO 45 KT...THEN
BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT...BUILDING TO
15 TO 23 FT...HIGHEST NW.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 26 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO
23 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 16
TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO
17 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 15 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 15 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
13 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ805-182345-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 20 TO 23 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS 20 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 25 KT LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO
17 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW
5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13
TO 15 FT.
.MON...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14
FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO E
TO SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ905-182345-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 30 TO 40
KT...THEN BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT BUILDING
TO 12 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 22
FT...HIGHEST NW. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 26 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 19 TO 23 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 17
TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...SW DIMINISHING TO WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 15 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 13 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14
FT.

$$

PZZ810-182345-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9
TO 11 FT BUILDING TO 12 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12
TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 23 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
S 30 TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS BECOMING 20 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 18 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 16 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO
15 FT.
.MON...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 12 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ910-182345-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 21
FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 22 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 20 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 18 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 16 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING 10
TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14
FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO
14 FT.

$$

PZZ815-182345-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO S 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11
TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 23 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
S 30 TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS 18 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS BECOMING 17 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 15 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.MON...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12
TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ915-182345-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
144 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...VEERING TO W LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11
FT BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST NW. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 21 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 25 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 18 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 15 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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